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  1. CT Medicaid to cover doulas, breastfeeding support, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Medicaid coverage for doulas and breastfeeding support slated to start next summer, how public health departments are applying lessons from the pandemic to other areas of their work, and more.

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  2. Black and Hispanic households hit harder by inflation, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s roundup features stories about how Black and Hispanic households are being hit harder by inflation on top of economic inequality caused by the pandemic, emerging treatments for long COVID and more.

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  3. On Juneteenth weekend, Black activists march for abortion rights, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Black activists marching for abortion rights, concerns about access and hesitancy as COVID-19 vaccines roll out for children under 5, and more.

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  4. Language barriers keep parents from asking questions about their children’s care, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about language barriers during transitions in care, an unfolding conversation about how race is used as a factor in health care, and more.

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  5. Baby formula shortage hits lower-income homes and families of color, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the current baby formula shortage is hitting low-income families of color, a lack of data about who has access to COVID-19 treatment, and more.

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  6. National baby formula shortage leaves Connecticut families stressed and searching, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how the national baby formula shortage is affecting CT families, a new ‘food farmacy’ that opened in Hartford, and more.

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  7. As hospital systems grow in CT, rural patients lose services, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about rural patients losing access to services as hospital systems grow in CT, and more.

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  8. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, people of color likely to be disproportionately impacted, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about disproportionate impact if Roe v. Wade is overturned, Connecticut’s plans to better support lead-exposed children, and more.

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  9. Pandemic funding is running out for community health workers, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about federal funding running out for community health workers, how nursing home staff biases drive inequitable care, and more.

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  10. COVID funding inaction threatens fragile progress on racial, economic disparities, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about how COVID funding inaction may worsen racial health disparities, a new effort to bring harm reduction techniques to local churches, and more.

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